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Out of all of the Tenmangu Shrines, the Hirakawa Tenmangu lies closest to the Imperial... Read More
How do Japanese at the seasonal division?
Setsubun, which literally translates as “seasonal division,” is a traditional event held on the day... Read More
Can You Keep a Secret? Four Secret Hot Springs
An “onsen” is a Japanese hot spring, including the bathing facilities and inns frequently situated... Read More
Namiyoke Inari (Shrine)
Tucked away right next door to one of Tokyo’s biggest and busiest tourist attractions lies... Read More
Katsurahama Beach and Watatsumi Shrine
I have never been to, nor have I even heard of, a beach where you... Read More
What is Saisen?
When visiting a temple or shrine, you may notice a wooden box in front of... Read More